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PSU Altoona should add wrestling

May 17, 2015 It is exciting to see Penn State Altoona athletics moving forward in their NCAA Division III sports programs. The women’s softball team is ranked No. 5 and the baseball team is having a fine seas. more »»

Sunday Sports Mailbag

May 10, 2015 I’m disappointed the proposal to change the regulations on delayed harvest areas was shelved by the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission. more »»

Sunday Sports Mailbag

May 3, 2015 Last week, Paul Newberry made his case why Roger Clemens, Pete Rose and Barry Bonds should be in Baseball’s Hall of Fame. I sort of agree. Pete Rose, his gambling troubles aside, is a no-brainer. more »»

PSU’s extension of Chambers curious

April 26, 2015 Recently, the college basketball ranks have been switching coaches like guys sometimes switch their underwear. Coaches like Rick Barnes of Texas and Steve Lavin of St. more »»

Broadband needs MLB, NHL

April 19, 2015 I would like to see Atlantic Broadband add the MLB Network and NHL Network to the cable lineup. I know local sports fans would love it. more »»

Record will be forever ‘Young’

March 29, 2015 Any baseball fanatic knows, America’s favorite pastime is all about records, and someday these records should and are made to be broken. more »»

Soccer referee against use of instand replay

March 22, 2015 This is my response to last Sunday’s column by John Leicester about video replay in European “football.” I’ve been involved in youth soccer in this area for 32 years, 28 as a referee. more »»

PSU hoops future bright

March 15, 2015 When you look at this year’s Penn State basketball team, only one player will stick out, and that’s D.J. Newbill. But a closer look, and you notice how young this team is. more »»

Plight of PSU hoops

March 7, 2015 I liked last week’s letter by Byron Lasser. Yes, there are people out there whose heads are buried in the sand about PSU basketbal. more »»

PSU satisfied with state of its hoops

March 1, 2015 As another Penn State basketball season is slowly coming to an end, I would like to ask the question, “Have they improved the past few years?” I guess the answer depends on whom you are asking. more »»

King ‘more than a baseball coach’

February 8, 2015 Eddie King’s recent passing will leave a huge void in the lives of all who knew him. more »»

NFL needs to revisit its rules for overtime

February 1, 2015 After watching the Seattle Seahawks’ impressive win over the Green Bay Packers in the NFC championship game two weeks ago, I started to question the NFL’s overtime rules. more »»

PSU enemies 'lie within'

January 25, 2015 Thirty months ago, Louis Freeh, as an agent for the Penn State Board of Trustees, said that Penn State’s culture placed football above the welfare of children. We all know that is not true. more »»

BG success a true family effort

January 17, 2015 It was very inspiring to see what seemed to be most of Blair County in Hershey, watching a group of young men succeed at something they — as a family, as brothers?— worked towards since the fourth... more »»

Coverage stirs BG memories of ’68

January 11, 2015 A few weeks back an article was printed in the Mirror that paid tribute to the fine Bishop Guilfoyle-Altoona Catholic High School football tradition. more »»

Performance boosts PSU outlook

January 4, 2015 Congratulations to the Penn State football team for an exciting win in the Pinstripe Bowl. I’m especially happy for the seniors. more »»

BG handled Clairton with class

December 28, 2014 Violence should not be rewarded with a trophy. Congratulations to the Bishop Guilfoyle Marauders for bringing home the gold. more »»

Franklin's first year raises doubt

December 21, 2014 In response to frequent correspondent Les Hart, who says it is too soon to evaluate Penn State coach James Franklin, I believe we have some disturbing indications already. more »»

Judgments on Franklin premature

December 7, 2014 After reading the Mirror’s sports mailbag this past Sunday morning, I cannot understand some fans’ reaction to the Penn State football season. more »»

Unimpressed with Franklin’s debut

November 30, 2014 They say that everyone has an opinion, and here’s mine as it pertains to this years Penn State team and coaching staff: James Franklin and his staff are unquestionably the worst Penn State fans... more »»

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